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Building record MDR12978 - Former Primitive Methodist Chapel, Curzon House, Victoria Avenue, Borrowash, Ockbrook

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Full Description

The Primitive Methodists erected a chapel at Borrowash in 1851. (1) There is a Primitive Methodist Chapel situated here on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. (2) The Primitive Methodists have a chapel at Borrowash that was built in 1851. (3) By the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century, this building is in use as a Sunday School, and a new chapel has been built across the road (SMR 23858). (4) The building is still extant, but is now in use as a bank/building society [2011]. (5-6) A Methodist Chapel, built in 1851 and enlarged in 1871. Converted to a Sunday School in 1903. The chapel is faced in render beneath a gabled slate roof. The front elevation is single storey. There is a plain semi-circular headed doorway, flanked by very large vertical sash windows with rusticated wedge lintels. There is a datestone above the doorway. (7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby. p 302.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 571.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
  • <6> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 05/08/2011.
  • <7> *Internet Web Site: Erewash Borough Council. List of buildings of local interest. LL/295.



Grid reference Centred SK 4168 3470 (16m by 12m)

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Record last edited

Jul 8 2015 11:02AM

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